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PHOTOS: Artisanal miners nabbed with a loaded pistol

by Tarisai Mudahondo
11 Jan 2020 at 08:27hrs | Views
'Loaded pistol was being used to threaten other gold panners'
A syndicate of five artisanal miners were arrested yesterday at Jumbo mine, Mazowe after they were found in possession of a loaded pistol.

Sources familiar with the incident allege the miners who are under the operations of Edmore Nyangani (39) were sent to Bindura for further investigations.

"We arrested the five who were in possession of a loaded pistol that was hiden in a sack, they were using it to threaten other gold panners," said the source.

"Soon after their arrest Nyangani came with a black Mercedes Benz with the pistol's license but investigations are still on going." could not immediately ascertain names of the miners up to the time of this writing.

Source - Byo24News